Housing Lottery Launches for 288 Willoughby Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

288 Willoughby Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn via NYC Housing Connect By: Vanessa Londono 6.30 a.m. on December 4, 2021 The affordable housing lottery was launched at 288 Willoughby Avenue, a six-story residential building in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Sandor Orling Architect and developed by Hershel Silberstein, the structure offers 12 apartments. Four units … Read more

UPMC plans 636 beds at new 288-foot bed tower on Fifth Avenue | University Times

BY CAROLINE BIELEN Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held their monthly Oakland-wide meeting on November 30th through Zoom to discuss two major upcoming construction projects. UPMC presented updated plans for its Presbyterian Bed Tower and Paramount Construction Services made a preliminary proposal to convert an office building in South Oakland into a 20-unit apartment complex. … Read more

Myrtle Avenue Eatery Named Among Best Ramen In NYC: Ranking

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN – Bed Stuy residents don’t have to go far this winter to warm up with a bowl of “captivating” ramen, according to a new ranking. Ramen from a neighborhood restaurant was recently named Eater’s list of “29 Bowls of Ramen to Chase the Cold in NYC” list. The Myrtle Avenue spot, just blocks … Read more

Housing Lottery Launches for Capstone Condominiums at 940 Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery was launched for Capstone Condominiums, a nine-story, mixed-use residential building at 940 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The structure designed by Fischer + Makooi Architect has 24 newly built condominiums available on NYC Housing Connect. Eligible are first-time buyers with 60 to 80 percent Area Median Income (AMI) with incomes of … Read more

Bed races held on Packer Avenue

Hundreds of Lehigh students crowded Packer Avenue to watch the annual bed races, a historic rivalry week tradition, on November 17th. Bed Race participants ran dressed up as dinosaurs, Teletubbies, Vikings and more. The alumni student association provided refreshments. For the first time, beds were being pushed down Packer Avenue rather than Memorial Drive. By … Read more

Willoughby Avenue To Get ‘Open Street’ Upgrades This Month: DOT

BROOKLYN, NY – A series of upgrades are being made to an open street near the Bed-Stuy border this month to make the street safer for pedestrians and cyclists, according to officials. The city’s Department of Transportation will begin work on changes to Willoughby Avenue between Hall Street and Washington Park on November 29, according … Read more

Another Apartment Tower Proposed For BK’s Atlantic Avenue: Report

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN – According to reports, a 17-story building could be on the way to Atlantic Avenue, steps away from another residential tower planned for the block. Developers have a 17 story mixed-use tower on Atlantic Ave. 1065 proposed found between Franklin and Classon Avenues, New York YIMBY first reported. The tower would include 425 … Read more

Ball State Bed Races return to West Riverside Avenue

Kate Mahnsmith, Senior Nurse Major, took part in the third bed race of her college career on October 22nd. Mahnsmith, a member of the Ball State cheerleading squad, won the independent women category with her team. “It’s all in the beds, I swear,” Mahnensmith said. “For some, the wheels are starting to tremble.” Of her … Read more

Ball State Bed Races return to West Riverside Avenue

Kate Mahnsmith, Senior Nurse Major, took part in the third bed race of her college career on October 22nd. Mahnsmith, a member of the Ball State cheerleading squad, won the independent women category with her team. “It’s all in the beds, I swear,” Mahnensmith said. “For some, the wheels are starting to tremble.” Of her … Read more

Permits Filed for 17-Story Tower at 1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn via Google Maps By: Vanessa Londono 7:00 am on October 22, 2021 Permits have been submitted for a 17-story mixed-use tower at 1065 Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Classon and Franklin Avenues, the interior lot is two blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, which is … Read more